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  • The meaning of "Humbug" in various phrases and sentences

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    2. rubbish, misinformation, fake news

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    2. Depends on which form you're talking about! Humbug can be hard candies with a typically peppermint flavor. It can also mean deceptive or false behavior and talk. As a verb, it can mean to trick someone.

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    2. It is an antiquated expression. It is an interjection like, yuck, darn, crap, phooey, etc. It is most famously used in the novel Ä Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.

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